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Hudson, New York, USA

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Where is Hudson, New York, USA? 

Hudson is a city located along the west border of Columbia County, New York, United States. The city is named after the adjacent Hudson River and ultimately after the explorer Henry Hudson.

Hudson is the county seat of Columbia County.

The land was purchased from native Mahicans by Dutch settlers in 1662 and was originally part of Town of Claverack; formerly it was known as "Claverack Landing". Settled by New England whalers and merchants hailing primarily from Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, and Providence, Rhode Island, Hudson was chartered as a city in 1785. The self-described "Proprietors" laid out a city grid, and Hudson grew rapidly as an active port, coming within one vote of being named the capital of New York State...Wikipedia



Hudson, New York, USA - Court House, Hudson, N.Y.
Hudson, New York, USA

Court House, Hudson, N.Y.
Hudson, New York, USA - Hudson Hospital
Hudson, New York, USA

Hudson Hospital
Hudson, New York, USA - Promenade Park
Hudson, New York, USA

Promenade Park

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News  1870 - A Hudson, N.Y., paper holds out an inducement to the young men of that town to enlist in the temperance ranks as follows:
The handsomest girl in the village belongs to the Sons of Temperance. As she intends to have a...Read MORE...

News  1888 - On the 21st Oscar F. Beckwith, the Austerlitz murderer was sentenced to be hanged March 1, at Hudson, N. Y. This was the sixth time he had been sentenced.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
January 28, 1888
1900 - City of Hudson
...The territory included in the boundaries of Hudson city was formerly a part of the old town of...Read MORE...

1916
Hudson, a city, the capital of Columbia co., N.Y., is finely situated on the E. bank of the Hudson...Read MORE...


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